“The Mighty Elephant” was SOLD to an Art Collector from California. This was a custom commissioned artwork created with Acrylics and Ink on Canvas. This painting is a celebration of one of the most magnificent animals on earth. The pachyderm is strong and mighty and jumps off the canvas evoking cheerful emotions with eye catching colors. To order a personalized work of art, please contact the artist: laurabarbosaart@gmail.com


This Elephant Painting is Available as Prints from Fine Art America
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Slaves Of The Moon , 30 x 40”
By Laura Barbosa
Acrylics and Ink on Canvas

This is a piece of art which was developed out of my Love for Werewolves and the Macabre. Metallic Silver Ink adds energy to this piece and the Werewolf turns into a Demon by the full moon.

Werewolves are often granted extra-human strength and senses, far beyond those of both wolves or men. The curse of lycanthropy was also considered by some scholars as being a divine punishment. Werewolf literature shows many examples of God or saints allegedly cursing those who invoked their wrath with werewolfism. The first feature film to use an anthropomorphic werewolf was Werewolf of London in 1935. (wikipedia)

Ever try to paint while having a migraine?  No it’s no fun at all. I finally gave up after the first minute of dipping my brush in paint.  My headaches always lasts for 3 days, some say it is a hormonal thing and others say it is stress. Vomiting also accompanies this unwanted pain in the head! They seem to strike when I have a lot of orders and custom paintings are at the top of the list. I am finally migraine free but still have a bit of head cramps and I’m tired…I really have to get some medication for these crazy migraines! I tried Imitrex but the feeling was weird so I stopped. Taking NSAIDS isn’t good either because they burn an enormous hole in your stomach…The one natural cure I have tried and it worked for a couple of minutes was rubbing lemon on my temples. This seemed to relieve the pain for a while. If it’s not one thing it is another to put you back on your work orders… Migraines and Art don’t mix :0)

Fine Art America has really done some great things with their website and their print on demand program is top of the line. Custom framing and matting options can be incorporated into your order and they also offer greeting cards of your favorite artwork. I really love their canvas prints. My art is being uploaded daily to my new fine art america website at about 3 to 4 new pieces per day. The photos below are my most recent prints ready to order. ENJOY~

Visit my print on demand shop

Currently taking orders for pet portraits.

To get on the list, please contact the artist at laurabarbosaart@gmail.com 

When the list has a total of 10 people, she will no longer be taking orders again until next year. Artist has to also maintain a steady flow of Abstracts and Modern Art for her business.  Pet Portraits are very time consuming and require great concentration to detail!

Please Allow 3 to 6 Months for Completion  

Client must provide clear and detailed photos before work begins.  

 All colors must be True to your Pet.  

1 Pet ~ Full Body     

1 Pet ~ Face Only
20 x 24” – $450 20 x 24” – $350
24 x 30” – $550 24 x 30” – $450
24″ × 36″ – $699 24″ × 36″ – $599
30″ × 40″ – $1000 30″ × 40″ – $850

Artist can create all animal species from photos including fish.

Prices do not include shipping fees.

Client will receive a photo of completed work of art upon completion via email for approval. Artist works with client to perfect the piece until client is 100% satisfied with how their pet looks. All work is created with top quality acrylic paints on gallery wrapped canvas. Artwork ships ready to hang, no frame needed and is protected by UV Varnish. A certificate of authenticity will also accompany the artwork.

Artist begins work when contract is signed by client. Client is required to pay half of the total price agreed upon by both the artist and the client. If client is still not satisfied and does not want the work of art after the artist works with client to perfect the artwork, the artist keeps first payment. It will not be refunded under any circumstances. This is to cover the artist’s time and supplies.    Please review all of Laura’s work to make sure you love her style of painting pets before ordering. http://laurabarbosaart.com

Laura Barbosa has been painting animals for over 20 years, her pet portraits have a large following and her public collection of 12 therapy dogs at the community medical center in NJ speaks for itself. This collection has raised $7500.00 for the Bright and Beautiful Therapy Dog Organization to help maintain their training and education for the welfare of Patients throughout America.

6 Original Abstract Paintings for Home Staging
6 Original Abstract Paintings for Home Staging

I have decided to start Specializing in Unique Originals for Home Staging and Home Decor. I am currently working on New Contemporary Abstract Paintings for Offices and Business establishments with CUSTOM COLOR COMBINATIONS to match their spaces. My first love is really working with individual home stagers to supply a flow of constant art custom designed with colors to match their furniture etc…At the current time I am taking on new clients and dedicating myself to decorating their entire homes for staging purposes. I can only take one or two constant clients at a time. All my work is handmade but should be cheaper than framed prints.  The gallery canvas I use has no staples on the sides and needs no frame, ships ready to hang.  You can order the sizes you need for behind the couch or any wall space. I am offering FREE SHIPPING TO ALL USA RESIDENTS and Free consultations. Orders must come in ahead of time because I am one artist living on my work.  If you are interested ….please send me a message! ~CHEERS